There are myriad reasons why there are fewer females interested in computer science than their male counterparts. The problems are not trivial to correct, but correcting them will be a lot easier if people become aware of them and try to understand them.
The problem is not solely gender based. Minorities are also grossly underrepresented in the high tech arena.
This page is dedicated to creating some awareness of issues out there for women and minorities as respects opportunities in computer science. If you have information that you think would help this page, please send me an email with an appropriate URL.